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Useful information about the flight from Liverpool to Barcelona
Picturesque coastal city
Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia, is known for its natural beauty, historical sites of interest, and rich culture. The official languages spoken here are Spanish and Catalan.
Best time to travel - climate and festivals
Barcelona is situated in northeast Spain, along the Iberian coastline. It has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters, making it a popular destination throughout the year. On Good Friday, a colourful carnival procession winds its way through the streets from the Eglesia de Sant Agusti. Other important festivals include the nine day Festa Mayor de Gracia in August, and Europe's biggest electronic music festival in June.
Things to know before you travel
Barcelona has a distinct Catalan cuisine that is rich and varied according to the season. Traditional dishes include Pa amb Tomaquet (tomato and oil on bread), and Catànies (almonds coated with white chocolate). The cost of living is significantly cheaper than in London. Barcelona is in the Central European Time Zone.
Local information - transportation and accommodation
Aerobus provide regular services from Barcelona El Prat International Airport to the city centre from 5:30am until 1am. The journey typically costs around EUR 6. A cheaper option is the number 46 bus, which serves both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The cost of a ticket is about EUR 2. Other transport options include the RENFE train, and taxis. Hostel dorms are available from as little as 15 EUR per person per night. Cheap hotels cost from 20 EUR per person, per night. Barcelona is well served by public transport, including train, metro, trams and buses. A single ticket costs about EUR 2, while a 10 trip ticket costs about EUR 10. Licensed taxis are more expensive and take longer.